Art In America

Michael Schmidt Wins Prix Pictet

Sir David King, chair of the judges, described Foodstuffs in a press release as "an epic and hugely topical investigation into the ways in which we feed ourselves."  

Charles Esche Wins Bard Curatorial Award

The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., has named Charles Esche as the recipient of the 2014 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence and a $25,000 prize.

Joanna Malinowska In The Studio

Born in Gdynia, Poland, in 1972, Malinowska came to the U.S. in 1994. Attending Rutgers University, she majored in art but was also keenly interested in cultural anthropology, which has proved to be important to her subsequent work. After...

Elisabeth Sussman Wins Bard Curatorial Award

Among Sussman's recent projects are cocurating the 2012 Whitney Biennial with Jay Sanders, and the show "Paul Thek: Diver, A Retrospective," which finished its tour this year at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and won the International Association...

Cuauhtemoc Medina Wins Hopps Award

Most recently, Medina was head curator of the ninth Manifesta biennial, "The Deep of the Modern" (2012), in Genk, Belgium, and has organized numerous other exhibitions internationally, including solo projects and group shows.

Peculiar and Personal at the Whitney Biennial

"One of the most peculiar galaxies known, this strange system seems to be ejecting material with explosive violence." The description appears in a vintage astronomy book from which Berkeley-based conceptual artist Lutz Bacher has torn 84...

The Whitney Biennial List Is Out

The New York Observer has leaked the list of artists selected by curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders for the 2012 Whitney Biennial. The list mixes emerging and emerged talent and features relatively few on-trend artists (Kai Althoff, Moyra...

Finding Thek's Tomb

The author recounts the discovery of a trove of slides, shot by Peter Hujar, showing Paul Thek working on an iconic installation-now lost- in the 1960s.  

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